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Apart from giving the knowledge of a system, technique and ragas, most importantly a great guru shares a certain “Drishti” (sight, incite or vision) with his deserving sishya who is willing to perceive and accept it with gratitude. My father-guru would always say, “I am beholden to my gurus for giving or showing me a drishti in music, so that I am able to interpret a raga in its true colours as far as I understand. They had such Drishti that the entire raga presented itself in all its......

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September 11, 2015

My obeisance to my Guru on Guru Poornima

Musical vocalization has two centres of activity, one psychological and another physiological. Although musical sounds, in terms of notes, are made in the area of the larynx, it is the mind which is the centre...